Onboarding & New Hire Resources

Future site of Sociology onboarding and new hire resources for new faculty, lecturers, students, and staff.

UCSD E-Mail & Active Directory

A UCSD/Active Directory account will be set-up for all employees and visiting scholars. Your departmental DSA will arrange for your email account to be set-up upon your arrival. All University communication will be done via your @ucsd.edu email account. Please be mindful of space limits on your account and heed messages that your mailbox is full by emptying out unnecessary emails.


Active Directory accounts at UC San Diego are set-up for all employees by the department and required to access the following systems:

  • Computer profiles

 Information about how to change your password.


Access to Business Systems (MyTime, eGrades, etc.)

All users must sign in using UC San Diego’s business systems via Single Sign-On (SSO). Upon hiring and setting up of your UCSD email, please self-register at the link below. If you are unsure whether you have SSO access, you can self-register online. You'll need to provide:
  • Your UCSD e-mail address
  • Your employee ID number (found on your paystub or UCSD ID card)
  • The last 4 digits of your SSN
  • Your birthdate

To get access: SSO Self-Registration
Instructions to reset your password.

If your account is locked, please contact your department's DSA Kristen Walker at kristen@ucsd.edu.

Mandatory Training

All university employees are required to complete various Compliance and Required Training based on their role within the univerisity with your Single Sign-On (SSO) account. You can click the links below to go directly to the UC Learning eCourse or you may use the search featire to find them.

Mandatory eCourses